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How to convert distance into latitude + longitude [duplicate]

I have start point (latitude) I know direction, lets say strictly north, and I want to calculate latitude which is 100 meters above the start point. The same for longitude. I believe there should be ...
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Finding N,S,E,W lat/lon at a determined radial distance from an input lat/long [duplicate]

I am working on a project where I geocode a users address to get a lat/lon value. With that value, is there a way to find the latitude and longitude of points that are a set distance (eg. 100m) away ...
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How to know what value use to convert meter in degree using Google Maps info [duplicate]

I am trying to create a mathematical formula to convert meters to decimal degrees. Reading this article Decimal Degrees, I thought this generic formula: x = (Value_in_meter * 0.00001)/1.1132 But I ...
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Getting lat/lng of an object X inches from the GPS? [duplicate]

I'm working on a project where I have a GPS and two receivers to create a triangle with a transmitter. The problem I'm trying to figure out right now is how can I get the position of the two receivers?...
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Calculate Point C using distance and bearing from points A and B? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Calculating Lat/Lng X miles from point I'm from old school so have not done math for ages. So I need some help to solve this problem, please :) I have two points such as A(...
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Find coordinate of point on the boundary of a circle given a latitude/longitude and radius [duplicate]

I understand how to use the haversine formula to compute the distance between two points on the earth. However, I would like to answer a similar, albeit different question. How can I compute the ...
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Caculating Longitude and Latitude for Moving Object [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Calculating Lat/Lng X miles from point I don't know how to ask the question, so I'll explain my requirments -- I hope I'm in the right site :) Let's assume that a person is ...
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Find square with latitude and longitude for given lat and lng and distance [duplicate]

I have the coordinates of some point, lets say lat and lng, I want to find the latitude and longitude of top left and bottom right corners of the square, whose sides are located k kilometers from the ...
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Translate geographical coordinate [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Calculating Lat/Lng X miles from point I would like to know how could I translate a geographical coordinate to an specific distance. So for example let's suppose I'm facing ...
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Quickest method for determining which postcode is 2 miles north of original postcode? [duplicate]

What is the Quickest method for determining which postcode is 2 miles north of original postcode? For instant L17. I know how to determine the distance between 2 points as below, but the above ...
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Walking a number of kilometers in one direction in digital map [duplicate]

Is there a recommended way to calculate the new position of a point in a map when "moving" the point for example 10 kilometers to south ? Example: Point = { lat : 'LATITUDE VALUE', lng : '...
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Distance between lat/long points

I am attempting to calculate the distance between two latitude/longitude points. I have a piece of code that mostly works that I yanked from this post but I do not really understand how it works. ...
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Calculating coordinates of square x miles from center point?

I am trying to create a x mile square (or circle) around a central point, where all sides of the square would be x miles from the centre. I need the 4 corner coordinates. It is scrambling my brain ...
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Using Geodesic Measurements for Circle Radii?

I am currently developing an OpenLayers mapping site. Measurements can be made using a line tool, and an area tool. Both of these are currently set to calculate geodesic measurements as outlined in ...
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Creating buffer circle x kilometers from point using Python?

I am wanting to create a circle with an inputted radius around a point of predetermined latitude and longitude. I've been trying to use the formula found in this post which uses an algorithm ...

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